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Re: Debian decides to adopt time-based release freezes

Tshepang Lekhonkhobe wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 11:40, Luk Claes<luk@debian.org> wrote:
>>> Why doing a 12 months release "to get into the new schedule" instead of
>>> just adopting a 24 months schedule based on the lenny release? [1]
>> The main reason is that the Release Team hopes to now have the momentum to
>> make a time based freeze work. If we would delay, it will very probably mean
>> that many developers 'forget' about what the time based freeze is about.
> How about using this opportunity to help fulfill the Shuttleworth
> dream of freezing both Ubuntu LTS and Debian at the same time? He self
> mentioned he's willing to reach a 'compromise' if Debian or another
> major distro is willing to co-operate, that is if it's willing to
> freeze the same upstream versions of key components (Linux, X, GNU
> toolkit, ...).

The only reason for this dream is to make sure that Debian fixes the Ubuntu bugs
for free.

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